Welcome to Walden Books

We re-opened on Thursday 18th June at 10.30 a.m., and will be opening as usual, Thursdays to Sundays 10.30 - 6.30, I and those who work here would like thank all who ordered from our online catalogue during the last three months, and to Royal Mail staff, and the courier companies we use, for carying  on making deiveries during a difficult time, and to everyone for all the good will sent in our direction.  
We buy and sell used and rare books, specialising in literature and the visual arts. (Read more about us.)
Do you want to sell us your books? We always want to buy good quality, secondhand books.
Do you want to buy books from us? We have around 10,000 titles in stock, most priced from 50 pence to 50 pounds. You can buy from: 


We are known for our fair prices, across a wide range of:
  • literature, including novels, poetry, plays and literary criticism
  • visual arts, including painting, sculpture, architecture, photography and history of art
  • and other cultural topics, including philosophy, history and travel.